A fantastic, once in a lifetime opportunity exists for young, energized students or graduates, who wish to gain some experience working for the well- known Mr Price Group in one of our divisions, Merchandise teams – learning more about Planning.
A merchandise planner is responsible for planning and managing how money is spent when buying merchandise (product) in a retail environment. The planner works closely with the buyer to develop a strategy for what merchandise they will buy and translates this strategy into numbers.
The Planner is also responsible for controlling the budget and managing the supply chain, making sure that the suppliers deliver the right merchandise at the right price. Coupled with this the planners role is to analyse how past merchandise buys have performed across the various stores and also analyst the current market customer profile.
It is very analytical role that requires great numerical skills.
Date: 2 July – 28 September 2012
The above date represents the intake period so please ensure that you are available fulltime for the duration stipulated.
Please note that this Internship will take place at our Head Office in Durban so any students keen to apply who reside outside of Durban would need to cover their own travel costs etc.
A market related allowance will be paid for the duration of your internship.
If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Closing Date: 31 May 2012
|Planning||Studying something commerce related eg. Accounting, Finance, Economics or Supply Chain||Apply Online|
|Buying||Currently studying towards a Fashion or Interior Design degree/Diploma Or
Recently graduated with such a qualification